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CSPAN
Feb 3, 2013 8:00am EST
encouraging people to buy homes they can afford does not grow sbc. the government subsidy started with tax deductions from housing and in the early 70s they started i knew pat kingsley community reinvestment act, which forced banks to get into the low income, high risk subprime lending business and banks have no business being in that business of reminding other people's money. the bank should not be in the high end landing system. to build big events happened on september 9th 299. for bill clinton, president at the time made it mandatory, although it's gone back two years and he said okay, freddie mac and fannie mae, to government-sponsored enterprise have half-year loss of affordable housing, i.e. subprime lending. that was a germanic announcement because of the size of freddy and fannie. there was an article in "the new york times" identified the risk involved in this issue in a sad lesson, freddie and fannie are so big that there's no way they can meet this goal without radically reducing mining standards and home mortgage business. for legitimate affordable housing market is not that
CSPAN
Feb 3, 2013 11:00pm EST
medicare tax it's gone up significantly, right now 20 going up to 20% and 30% of the tax burden goes into subsidizing health care. 10% going to 15% of the tax burden was to finance medicaid. the point is when you add all of this out it is a flood of money. why does it matter? the reason that it matters as our health care system is so inefficient that the average person not only could afford their health care but would save an enormous amount of money if we transferred this back to them. we are not going to do it, but it enormously changes your perspective on what is happening. now a lot of you may be thinking what about those who can't afford it and don't have a job? somewhere around $850 million on subsidizing medicare and medicaid. that's what we spent last year. you could give 100 million americans $8,500 a year with that money to feed a family of four, you give it to them every year of their life. so with that you could take the current system, the current spending, including everybody and have a complete direct system. we aren't going to do it but we could. that's how much money
CSPAN
Feb 2, 2013 3:00pm EST
competing head-to-head with internet sales, which at least as we speak now, still do not charge sales tax. we are required to collect the tax. we are not playing on a level playing field. however, having that on all of that, the public perception of giant corporations is changing. people understand the importance of supporting a local endeavor which supports local taxes and is involved with the local community. and i am very proud of the 15 colleagues at work here with me. we have a remarkable scientific community here here and in los alamos. so we do a great deal with science and theory and philosophy. this is a deeply religious experience. this whole wall behind me is paperback fiction and that rules out if you're on a steady basis to visitors want something light to read when they are traveling and not too terribly important. the breakfast meats here all winter long which comes to santa fe, along with millions of other viewers across the world. we do a lot with music and art. pretty much everything. the history is rooted in two major cultures. native american, hispanic, and that is obv
CSPAN
Feb 9, 2013 8:00am EST
. she pays. right now 20 going up to 25 and 30% of the federal tax burden goes into subsidizing health care. 10% going to 15% of state tax burden goes to finance medicaid. the point is when you at all this money up it's a lot of money. why does it matter? the reason it matters is our health care system is so inefficient that the average person, not only could afford their health care, but would save an enormous amount of money if you transfer this money back to them and spend it to the customer. we're not going to do it but it enormous he changes your perspective on what's happening. a lot of you may be thinking that what about those who can't afford them what about those who don't have a job? we will spend somewhere around $850 million on subsidizing medicare and medicaid. it's what we spent last year. will spend more issue. you could give 100 million americans $8500 a year with that money. a family of four, $34,000, give it to them every other life. so the fact you could take our current system, current spending to include everybody and have a complete consumer directed system
CSPAN
Feb 2, 2013 12:00pm EST
speak now, still do not charge sales tax. we cannot afford to give the discounts and we are required to collect the tax. so, we're not playing on a level playing field. however, having said all of that, i truly believe that the public perception of giant corporations is changing. the people understand the importance of supporting local endeavor which hires local people, pays local taxes, is involved with the local community, and i am very proud of the 15 colleagues that work here with me. we have a remarkable scientific community, both here and of course in los alamos, and they lost their independent book store a month ago. so we do a great deal with science and theory and a great deal with philosophy. this is a deeply religious city. people are anxious to know about other religions so religion does well. this whole wall behind me is paperback fiction, and that rolls out of here on a steady basis. both to locals and visitors who want something light to read while they're traveling and nothing too terribly important. the opera, break fast meets here all winter long before the
CSPAN
Feb 3, 2013 12:30am EST
the state of the -- new mexico still do not charge sales tax. we cannot afford to get the discounts and we are required to collect the taxes so we are not playing on a level feed playing field. ever having said all that i truly believe that the public reception of giant corporations is changing. the people understand the importance of supporting a local endeavor which hires local people and pays local taxes and is involved with the local community and i am very proud of the existing college network here. we have a remarkable scientific community both here and of course in los alamos and who lost their independent bookstore about a month ago so we do a great deal with science and theory and a great deal with philosophy. it is a religious city. people are anxious to know about other religions or religions do well. this wall behind me is paperback fiction and that rules that appear on a steady basis. locals and visitors who want something light to read what they are traveling and nothing too terribly important. the opera breakfast meats here all winter long before the simulcast of the
CSPAN
Feb 3, 2013 7:30pm EST
we speak now, they still do not charge sales tax. we cannot afford to give the discounts and we are required to collect the tax. so we are not playing on a level level playing field. however, saying all of that, i truly believe that the public perception of giant corporations is changing. people understand the importance of supporting local endeavors which hires local people and pays local taxes and is involved with the local community. i am so proud of the 15 colleagues at work here. we have a remarkable scientific community here, and of course in los alamos. they lost their independent bookstore about a month ago. we do a great deal with science and theory and a great deal with philosophy. this is a deeply religious city. religion does well. this wall behind the paperback fiction combat rolls out here on a steady basis. both for locals and visitors who want something light to read. the author breakfast meats here all winter long before the metropolitan opera, which comes to santa fe along with millions of other viewers across the world. there is a breakfast and a lecture here. we
CSPAN
Feb 2, 2013 8:00am EST
would love to give you our text information, you can tax act for food to 69 h 86. we need to build a political movement in this country that really has the power to tackle these more difficult issues. thanks so much for listening and going over rather statistics with me. [applause] >> should i take a question? >> are there any questions? >> you mentioned is difficult to confirm organic standards by domestic producers. if we were to assume a similar program coming in was done organically, does it get sprayed with chemicals and get irradiated as part of the process? >> we try to clear up that issue about irradiation because it is kind of slimy about irradiation. their plan is to have large containers irradiated when they come into the port using x-rays. as far as we know it is too expensive and they are not doing it but very small percentage of food coming in from overseas is being inspected whether it is seafood or produce or organic or conventional. we know that many practices being used in this country and i have been to china twice, i have really tried to figure out the food i am
CSPAN
Feb 3, 2013 6:30am EST
the first time i had to pay poll tax. somehow i lost that received over the years, and that really hurts me, but i think my change came, and, of course, it was a catholic school. it was a jesuit school. people asked me how did you feel. i said, well i felt like any other freshman going to school. i was more involved in what i was going to wear and what i was going to do. but i remember every african-american who was in my class, and there weren't many, let's be honest, and they were -- [inaudible]. but the school has grown, and so might change started in alabama, and again, i remember a picture of george wallace on the front cover of "the new yorker" magazine, and he was addressed like the statue of liberty. and it said rednecks in new york. [laughter] [applause] >> yes. yes, sir. spinning i appreciate your work. it's really wonderful. i'm sad it has to be convinced but i appreciate you doing that. i'd like to hear your thoughts, vincent harding wrote a book a while back on if i would like to hear your thoughts, especially with the ms. memory of dr. king. there are now full-page ad
CSPAN
Feb 2, 2013 7:00pm EST
steal taxes instead of stone axes because there are sharper and hold their edge lager. they want matches rather than fire, they want clothing, manufacture clothing instead of shipping. they won umbrellas. one medicine. one education and opportunities for the kids. so throughout the world traditional societies are bugs -- likely to acquire some things from modern outside society, but this acquisition is selective. and the important thing is that traditional society should be free to make their own choice rather than be dragged into the modern world against their will, notably by being exterminated, driven off their lands. >> this gentleman. >> i have a huge voice. one thing that i noted when i lived in hawaii for 20 years is that many, many grandparents were raising their children, their children's children -- excuse me, they're grandchildren , in effect. and my mother was 42 when she had us, which was almost end impossibly unfashionable age. and i noted the same to things, that the older the parent was in many -- the grandparent was in many instances, the children wound up almost
CSPAN
Feb 2, 2013 11:00am EST
election? a tax and spend democrat or a war and spend liberal. what about the item? is it complete the dead? the supreme court said it can't be unilaterally done but can it be bilateral begun because we have to shift from expenditure on defense to expenditure on domestic affairs. the line-item veto was useful. >> quick answer to your question is we will see, but first, if the new president makes this a priority, the congressman will respond to that. something the new president thinks is important. there becomes article 1 article 2 issue in the constitution as you all know. the prerogatives of congress -- that is always the rub and the tension in this. most governors have a line-item veto power and they use it effectively but this is a different ball game. i have never been completely sold on the line-item veto, partly because wood is so critical about our government and has worked so well and so astounding and so brilliant, 50 years ago, to figure this all-out, i don't think you ever want to give a president so much power or so much authority no matter who the president was. if the pre
CSPAN
Feb 2, 2013 6:00pm EST
the bonus that you get it usually comes out around tax time or after tax time. i mean tell us about the bonus and how that works. >> guest: right. well, the bonus that we get is a result of pounding lobsters or when we catch lobsters in september and the price is very low, we have a real natural pound it's called. it's a salt water area where you can put lobsters to store while the price is low and then take them back out in the winter, let's say february or march when the prices is back up, when it's back up high, and the extra money or the profit is divvied up among fishermen as the bonus. c-span: and at a given time in a normal year, how big a bonus is there? >> guest: anywhere since i've been back to the island, we've had anywhere from a 50-cent per pound bonus to a 75-cent per pound bonus, and it's a bonus not on what you put into the lobster pound yourself but it's a bonus on what you have sold to the co-op all season. so if you catch 10,000 pounds for the season, you're paid on your 10,000 pounds. if it's 50 cents, you get $5,000. c-span: and when does that check usually come
CSPAN
Feb 9, 2013 2:00pm EST
tax funds, use of conduct for private work, nepotism, purchasing schemes such as the time they bought those with no bottoms or lakes with no water. i could go on. many of these exposes took place during the clinton administration which president carter can will attest was notoriously corrupt. i think it was the reader's digest that sedna had never had so many stolen so much. marvin griffin was a forgiving sort of crook. quite a few years later he and jack and some other reporters were sitting around drinking and marvin griffin said to jack i used to think every time i see you walking into a press conference with a notebook, jack said what? he said i used to think i wonder what that be the eyed son of a bitch has on me today. jack left the constitution in 1965 to pursue the civil rights story for the l.a. times and he was always -- we have to watch our time so i will just end by saying how happy i am this book is published because he had such a wonderful career in washington, tended to overshadow this earlier phase of his career in the south and this book also ends halfway throu
CSPAN
Feb 2, 2013 11:00pm EST
taxes or really from the mexico except for george bush over to the identification, not one menace in you that this offering of the incrementally to dominate a brand new seven republican party to dominate the national republican party : alliance of the language that george wallace had invented. the same year lyndon johnson met in edmonton city been in chapter i had hear him with commend it's amazing. i've written it in detail. he had a nervous breakdown is is trying have to delegates from mississippi the feed of the regular way democrats who were publicly pledged to vote for dole khnum woman keep. there were plans to vote. then misses said her and democrats the in, they're locked up behind him in care of esfahan well. move the film than johnson told him, if he even let those two symbolic seat some little cellphone will walk out of this convention because it will turn the party over to the numerous and that martin luther king decide it can be a democrat when one team. jensen had a break them in. i can't handle this. and trying to turn the democratic party slowly toward a part that will
CSPAN
Feb 2, 2013 4:30pm EST
people running the country, policymakers to believe and structural reforms, privatizations, tax reforms, budget cuts, labour mobility, and they need to be competitive both internally and externally. if you do not have governments with plants like that, you're not going to get them back to growth anytime soon. so it is very, very important that you can do that. the point is the private sector, and that think this is a problem because at the beginning there was no interest in the case of greece and in some of these other countries and involving the private sector. and, in fact, it was only when things get so bad that greece called upon the private sector with the troika, which as you know, is the european union, the european central bank, ecb, and the international monetary fund to really get the private sector involved, and there you had a big hair cut. if it had been dealt with earlier would not have been and is bad and now they have to do another debt buyback problem, an operation which is still a problem. so i think the idea of giving the private sector involved early on, and
CSPAN
Feb 2, 2013 2:00pm EST
subsidy started with tax credit that people get from housing. then we started on a new path like the community reinvestment act, which forced banks to get into the low income high risk lending business and banks have no business being in that business because we are letting other people money. the banks should not be in a high-risk lending system. the really big event actually happened in september 1999. bill clinton who was president at the time made it mandatory, he said, okay, freddie mac and fannie mae. you have to have at least half your loans and affordable housing. that was a very dramatic announcement because of the size of fannie and freddie. an article in "the new york times" identified the involvement in this issue. freddie and fannie were so vague that there is no way they can meet this goal without reducing lending standards. so if they had achieved that goal, they would be taking so much risk and that could happen and they are so big that they could take out the whole u.s. financial system. nine years later, it happened. when they fail, they owed $5 trillion and they ha
CSPAN
Feb 3, 2013 3:00pm EST
. parfait we all know about the tax that's gone up significantly to the taipei and, she pays it, i pay on her behalf, she pays it. right now 20 million coming up to 25% of the burden goes up to subsidizing health care. 10% going to 15% of the tax burden goes to finance medicaid. the point is that when you add all this money and it is a flood of money. why does it matter? the reason it matters is our health care system is so inefficient that the average person not only could afford their health care bill would save an enormous amount of we transferred this back to the expanded customer. we are not going to do it, but enormously changes your perspective on what is happening. now a lot of you may be thinking that well, what about those that can't afford it? what about those that don't have a job? we spent around $850 million on subsidizing medicare and medicaid. it's what we spent last year and we will spend this year. you could give 100 million americans, $8,500 in year with that money. the family of four that is $30,000, give it to them every year of their life. so in fact you could tak
CSPAN
Feb 3, 2013 9:00pm EST
basically your taxes pay for the government to free the day care center so you can then drop your kids off while you go to work. sort of a circular sounding system and it shows the actual effect is pretty small on fertility. for every 25% increase in the government spending on these programs there isn't a 0.6 increase on the rate in the short term so what is the difference then between france and the countries that you see the rates are much lower around 1.3 or 1.5 and the difference is cultural life think. we have places where there is a longstanding commitment to try to make family life work and the of been obsessed with all this demographic stuff right after the first world war. so it helps to take things seriously over the long haul in the demographic tide. >> host: i would like to come back to the things that countries are trying and what works and what doesn't. but let's back up a little bit and talk about the cause. what role does religion played? it seems to be an important predictor who is going to have children and who is not, but not religion in the sense of relief, but
CSPAN
Feb 3, 2013 11:00am EST
among executives at kodak, and a few other companies, they want to go to get salaries tax deferred come high earners were talking about. and somebody goes to congress and then eventually there's this little code put into the tax in the late 1970 called the 401(k). these high-end executives get the right to put some of the money aside on a tax-deferred basis. no one thinks he think about this, except for one man, an attorney. and he sees that one should just be high-end executives? issued to all of us. he gets the reagan administration did agree with his viewpoint. this takes place by the time, early 1980s, then the next part which almost nobody foresaw is the idea that, wait a minute, you don't have to get people in pensions, to request the 401(k)s are really a good substitute for pensions. this is where the corporate cost cutters start creeping in and they said if you're going to match 3% to 6%, it's a lot cheaper than funding of pension. and besides, a lot of people won't sign up anyway so don't worry about the 6%. so and should over a period of many years, the numbers drift down to w
CSPAN
Feb 2, 2013 10:00pm EST
larger family, you need to spend a lot more money and get a bigger car. this is the biggest tax in the world but it's a small tax and one of the measures with a car seat is pro-child and objectively anti-family. >> host: what about some of the other social forces leaning in this direction? for example working women, women going to college and all those things pushing us toward a world of having a child could be more difficult for some. >> guest: it could probably be run up against biology. anything that pushes your average age of first births backwards ultimately is going to push you to have fewer children. the average age of first birth is about 28 years old, 29 years old. it used to be about 22 and part of this as we is we made college virtually required for middle-class both men and women and as you push back the age of first family formations of people can really think about getting married right out of college to 22 and april used to be married and settled and ready to begin family life. again you start pushing that horizon where you might be having children further back and this
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